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Going High-Tech To Stop Counterfeit Industrial Parts

September 26, 2014 4:50 pm | by Mike Hockett, Associate Editor | Blogs | Comments

Could DNA marking be the solution to prevent counterfeit industrial parts from hitting the supply chain?                                         

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The Real Cost Of Workplace Injuries

September 29, 2014 3:50 pm | by Dr. David Michaels, Asst. Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health | Blogs | Comments

In an economy where every penny counts, cutting corners on safety is costing American business owners hundreds of millions of dollars every day.                               

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Supply Chain Transformation With COE

September 29, 2014 1:04 pm | by E2openTV | Videos | Comments

Here's a look at Supply Chain Centers of Excellence — what they are and how to do it right. Find out more about the six best practices that will help supply chain leaders inject innovation into their organization.           

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U.S. Consumer Spending Up 0.5 Percent In August

September 29, 2014 12:48 pm | by Martin Crutsinger, AP Economics Writer | News | Comments

About half of the increase was driven by auto sales. It was the best result since spending also expanded 0.5 percent in June.                                   

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Amazon’s Involvement With Manufacturing: When Is It Too Much?

September 29, 2014 11:01 am | by Bridget Bergin, Associate Editor, Manufacturing.net | Blogs | Comments

By partnering with manufacturers, Amazon is able to spread its footprint into more areas and get closer and more connected to consumers.                                 

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The Inversion Crackdown Is In Full Swing

September 29, 2014 10:49 am | by Maura Falk, Associate Editor, Industrial Maintenance & Plant Operations | Blogs | Comments

The new rules may not drastically effect companies that have already inverted, but will most definitely impact companies in the process of doing so or contemplating it.                      

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New Home Sales Top 500,000 In August, Highest Level Since 2008

September 29, 2014 10:05 am | by National Association of Home Builders | News | Comments

Regionally, new home sales rose 50 percent in the West, 29.2 percent in the Northeast and 7.8 percent in the South.                                       

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Report: U.S. Economy To Maintain Momentum Despite World Of Worries

September 29, 2014 10:01 am | by BMO Financial Group | News | Comments

A new report from BMO Economics notes that while the major economies of China, Japan and Europe are softening, the outlook for the U.S. economy remains on solid ground.                       

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Economy Grew At 4.6 Percent Rate In April-June

September 26, 2014 1:27 pm | by Martin Crutsinger, Associated Press | News | Comments

The solid rebound is expected to provide momentum for strong growth the rest of the year.                                              

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EPA's Proposed Power Plant Climate Rule Could Reach Far Beyond Power Plants

September 26, 2014 10:27 am | by Adam Reidel | Articles | Comments

Executives and managers of facilities with high electricity usage or GHG emissions should closely monitor the development of the regulatory plans in the states in which they operate.                   

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Channellock Inc. Appoints New President And COO

September 26, 2014 9:53 am | by Channellock Inc. | News | Comments

Jon DeArment becomes the family's fifth generation to lead the company.                                                   

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Weak Demand, Plentiful Supply Drive Decline In Oil Prices

September 26, 2014 9:47 am | by U.S. Energy Information Administration | News | Comments

The return of Libyan oil production to the market, combined with the weakening outlook for global oil demand, has put downward pressure on prices.                             

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Shorehill Capital Acquires Majority Interest In Belt Power

September 25, 2014 4:04 pm | by Shorehill Capital | News | Comments

The acquisition gives Shorehill Capital a full-service distributor and fabricator of conveyor system components.                                       

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UPS May Be Changing The Supply Chain World

September 25, 2014 2:14 pm | by Chris Fox, Editor, Manufacturing.net | Blogs | Comments

UPS' Worldport facility in Louisville, KY is not just a massive (and efficient) mailroom, it is a wonder of contemporary automation.                                 

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Anixter Connecticut DC Moves To New Location

September 25, 2014 12:15 pm | by Industrial Distribution Staff | News | Comments

The company's distribution center in Manchester, Connecticut has moved to a larger facility seven miles north in South Haven.                                   

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Nightstick Xtreme Lumens Polymer Tactical Flashlights

September 25, 2014 10:58 am | by Nightstick | Product Releases | Comments

These compact Xtreme Lumens Polymer Tactical Flashlights use CREE LED's rated at 500 lumens for the 310XL while the 410XL/510XL models are both rated at 800 lumens.

H.B. Fuller Q3 Revenue Up 2.4 Percent

September 25, 2014 10:02 am | by H.B. Fuller Company | News | Comments

An ongoing major European business integration project held the company back from achieving its third quarter revenue goals.                                    

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U.S. Durable Goods Fell Record Amount In August

September 25, 2014 9:24 am | by Martin Crutsinger, AP Economics Writer | News | Comments

Manufacturing production has been a key source of strength for the economy this year, and economists are looking for this to continue.                                 

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36 States See Rise In Construction Employment

September 24, 2014 3:16 pm | by Associated General Contractors of America | News | Comments

Association officials noted that construction activity continues to spread across most of the nation even as employment gains remain uneven by month and state.                          

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Improving Electrical Safety In The Workplace

September 24, 2014 2:27 pm | by Christina Chatfield, Marketing Communications Manager of Harting USA | Articles | Comments

A sensible safety plan that addresses equipment, environment, and operator issues may reduce the hazards and lead to lower electrical accident rates.                             

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Paper And Packaging Prices On The Rise

September 24, 2014 1:06 pm | by IBISWorld | News | Comments

IBISWorld anticipates rising prices for wood pulp and paper will flow on to a number of paper-based packaging products and services.                                 

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